The Blues Brothers

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The Blues Brothers are:

John Belushi - Lead Vocals

Dan Aykroyd - Vocals and Harmonica

Curtis Salgado - Vocals and Harmonica

Cab Calloway - Vocals

Paul 'The Shiv' Shaffer - Piano

Steve 'The Colonel' Cropper - Guitar

Matt 'Guitar' Murphy - Guitar

Donald 'Duck' Dunn - Bass Guitar

Willie 'Too Big' Hall - Drums

Steve 'Getdwa' Jordan - Drums

Lou 'Blue Lou' Marini - Saxophone

Alan 'Mr. Fabulous' Rubin - Trumpet

Tom 'Triple Scale' Scott - Saxophone

Tom 'Bones' Malone - Saxophone, Trombone, and Trumpet

Saturday Night Live

The Blues Brothers started out doing short sketches on Saturday Night Live in the mid-70s.
The Blues Brother have performed the following songs on Saturday Night Live:

King Bee (this was performed in Bee costumes)

I Don't Know

Soul Man

(Everything I Need) Almost

"B" Movie Box Car Blues (also known as Get Back To You)

Hey Bartender

Rubber Biscuit

Flip, Flop and Fly (Aykroyd and Goodman, 1995)


The Blues Brothers performed the half time entertainment for the 1997 Superbowl.


Their first movie, called The Blues Brothers, was made in 1980 and cost 38 million U.S. dollars to make. It didn't do very well at the box office but has become a lasting cult classic. The sequel to The Blues Brothers, Blues Brothers 2000 was released in 1997 and didn't do very well.

The Albums

The Blues Brothers

A Briefcase Full of Blues

Made in America

The Original Blues Brothers Soundtrack

The Blues Brothers 2000 Original Soundtrack

The Best of the Blues Brothers

The Definitive Collection

Live In Montreux

Everybody Needs the Blues Brothers (released in Europe, a re-release of old stuff)
Winterland, Live In San Francisco
Groove Me

The Elwood Blues Review

Red, White, and Blues (post-Belushi, just the band with one appearance by Elwood)
Land Of A Thousand Dances
Great Outdoors Soundtrack

Blues Brothers and Friends

Live From the House of Blues

Other Things About The Band

Dan Aykryod

Dan Aykroyd was born in Ottawa, Canada. He has stared in films such as:
  • The Blues Brothers
  • Blues Brothers 2000
  • Indiana Jones - The Temple Of Doom
  • Twilight Zone - The Movie
  • Coneheads
  • 1941
  • Spies Like Us
  • Trading Places
  • Ghostbusters

John Belushi

John Belushi was born in Chicago, Illinois on January 24, 1949. He stared in movies such as:
  • The Blues Brothers
  • Neighbors
  • 1941
  • Animal House
  • Continental Divide
  • Shame Of The Jungle

John Belushi died in March 5th, 1982.

The Blues Brothers

The Blues Brother drive a Black and White 1974 Dodge Monaco Four Door Sedan. The original Bluesmobile was a 1958 Cadillac with MantaRay fins.

Instruments For A Concert

This is a list of the instruments The Blues Brothers used for a concert.


  • 1 Roland JC 120
  • 2 Fender TWIN
  • 1 Gallien Krueger GK 2000
  • 1 Ampeg SVT III Pro Stack
  • 2 Hartke XL 410
  • 1 Hartke XL 115


  • 1 Kurzweil PC88
  • 1 Hammond B3 with 122-Leslie


  • 1 Yamaha Maple Custom with:

  • Snare 14x8
  • Toms 10x8, 12x10, 14x12
  • Bassdrum 22x16
  • 7 Yamaha Boom-Stands
  • 1 HH-Stand
  • 2 Snare-Stands
  • 1 BD-Pedal
  • 1 Drum stool
  • Drum heads: Remo Clear Ambassador on top of toms, Remo Diplomat Ambassador on bottom of toms, Remo Powerstroke 3 on BD
  • Sabian Crash 15, Crash 18, Chinese 20, Ride 20, Hihat 14

There will be more! Stay tuned... I finally got someone to help me! It's Jamie D'Eath! Thank You Jeremy FS for the list of their instruments! I hope there's more help coming!
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